February 25, 2011

gardeners’ world s39e02 2006.

Air date : 31st March 2006

Monty gives us a tour of Berryfields and updates us on the progress of the nation's favourite garden. He's busy with the vegetable garden, and has big plans for sowing and planting new crops.

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February 22, 2011

gardening australia s22e02 2011.

Jane Edmanson visits comedian Dave Lawson to check out his garden, solve some problems and give him a hand to make it bloom, Leonie Norrington is planting vegies in her Top End garden and Josh Byrne visits a spectacular award-winning garden in the hills outside Perth to meet the brilliant gardener behind it all.

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February 18, 2011

life in the garden – the last resort.

Hostile pressures on the countryside mean that the garden has become more important. If we were to put all the gardens in the UK together it would make the largest refuge in this country for wildlife. This would make a place for plants, animals and insects, where they can hide, where they can breed.

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February 16, 2011

gardening australia s22e01 2011.

Stephen Ryan meets a couple in their beautiful sprawling suburban garden, which has been a joy to them for more than three decades, but also speaks of families who worked and loved it in the past. Jerry Coleby-Williams shows how he makes his cucumbers, zucchini and pumpkin plants fruit more successfully by giving nature a bit of a helping hand in the vegetable patch, Sophie Thomson highlights the rules for nurturing citrus trees and protecting them from disease and pests.

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February 9, 2011

the victorian farm.

Wearing period clothes and using only the materials that would have been available in 1885, historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn are going back in time to relive the day-to-day life of the Victorian farmer.

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February 1, 2011

gardening australia s21e48 2010.

Air date 29nd Jan 2011. Season Final.

Sophie Thomson visits a bustling spring garden to show her favourite plants for colour and cut flowers. Leonie Norrington chats to Stephanie Alexander at the launch of The Kitchen Garden Foundation in The Top End to discuss how they are growing a new generation of gardeners, and Clarence Slockee visits the Mt Annan Botanic Garden about 60 km south west of Sydney to find out about a unique piece of remnant woodland and what they are doing to preserve it.

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January 31, 2011

organic gardening made easy.

Organic Gardening Made Easy is a new instructional film by master gardener, Lee O'Hara. Easy to follow, step by step instructions that will enable you to quickly, easily and economically create and sustain your own organic home garden - whether you have 3 square feet or several acres of garden space to start from.

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January 24, 2011

gardening australia s21e47 2010.

Air date 22nd Jan 2011.

Colin Campbell explains some of the best practical gardening tips he's picked up over his long career, all tried and tested by generations of gardeners, Angus Stewart visits a pre-school garden in Sydney designed to connect the kids with their local plants and animals, and the food that ends up on the table and John Patrick gives tips on where to position plants in a garden bed and visits a garden to look at some examples.

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January 21, 2011

the edwardian farm.

Archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn and historian Ruth Goodman arrive at Morwellham Quay in Devon - once home to one of the busiest ports in Britain. For the next twelve months they will be attempting to bring it back to life as it was in its Edwardian heyday.

(This is a repack of previously published individual articles).

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January 17, 2011

year round vegetable gardening.

Vegetables provide many essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients, and contrary to many young folks' beliefs (remember Brussels sprouts as a kid?), they can be downright delicious.
The best part is that with a little know-how, a few tonics, and some down-home advice from Jerry Baker, America's Master Gardener, everyone can grow their own!

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